• Prepare for your arrival

    • Start connecting with others and see what is going on at Hamline by joining our Facebook group. 
    • Learn about Minnesota by checking the current weather! You probably know that it can get rather cold in Minnesota, but how cold really? Take a few minutes to check what the average climate is like in Minnesota. Also check out some pictures and fast facts about Minnesota.  
    • Find student organizations and activities. There are two international student organizations at Hamline, both associated with the Global Engagement Center. There are also other student organizations and activities across campus where you will be able to use your talents and interests to gain important leadership skills, meet new people, enhance your educational experience, and have fun! 
    • Plan ahead for finances because you will need to pay your tuition and fees upon arrival at Hamline. See the Student Accounts website for information about methods of payment. Regarding books for classes, undergraduate student are enrolled in the Hamline Textbook Rental Program, whereas graduate students will also need to purchase textbooks for your classes during your first week at Hamline. Be sure to factor in these costs.
    • As an international student, there are specific regulations regarding on-campus and off-campus employment options which you may be interested in pursuing while you are at Hamline. More information can be found on the Employment page of our website.


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